Graduate Programs in Education Mission and Vision


Mission (why we exist—our purpose): To provide student-centered learning experiences that foster Franciscan values and 21st century skills.

Fransciscan values are:  contemplation, hospitality, integrity, stewardship, and service.

21st century skills are:  communication, creativity, problem solving, team work, and technology.


Vision (who we want to become): A distinct program that promotes leadership and learning for today and tomorrow.



Superintendent Licensure Program Mission

The mission of the Superintendent Licensure Program is to prepare educators to be proactive decision makers bringing together knowledge and experience to make the best decisions to enhance all PK–12 students’ learning. Once those decisions are made and implemented, the educator will continue to use that decision-making information and experience for future decision-making.